Tourism in Biarritz
Going on vacation in Biarritz is an unprecedented experience because the city, apart from giving you easy access to many services that make it easier to organize everyday life, offers you at the same time the richness of a nature that just needs to be explored.First of all, the city has a very busy city center: many shops, cafes and restaurants with terrace to savor the good weather. In the heart of Biarritz, the historical monuments sit in the heart of Biarritz: the Imperial chapel, the Sainte-Eugénie church ...
Not to forget fun activities that will delight the whole family, such as the Biarritz aquarium, the Ocean City or The 248 steps of the Phare to climb in order to contemplate the city on the whole. In the high season, many festivities are organized during the day or in the evening.Moreover, the opening of Biarritz on the Atlantic Ocean will offer you the opportunity to practice dozens of aquatic activities. Surf schools represent real institutions in Biarritz. You can take lessons, rent equipment or meet surfers of your level to take the wave in good company.
Numerous diving clubs also offer first dive or diving exploring the coastline from the Port Vieux beach. A municipal swimming pool of heated sea water will allow you to combine lengths of basin with exceptional view on the Grande Plage. Walking along the coast is also an activity that promises you many surprises and great moments of satisfaction.Biarritz is also the ideal starting point to discover the treasures and secrets of the Basque country.
At only 10 kilometers away, Bayonne, labeled City of Art and History in 2012, reveals its wonders: the ramparts and the citadel imagined by Vauban, the cathedral, half-timbered houses ... An invitation to travel through time!